Severely Emaciated Dog Fighting for His Life

Oliver Update – 7/9/24 Oliver officially weighs 50 pounds – that’s a 20-pound increase since he arrived at KHS three weeks ago! His condition is stable, and we’re happy to see him getting stronger and happier each day. Ollie’s blood sugar levels are no longer fluctuating as severely now that he’s eating in regular intervals. […]

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Tatum’s Road to Recovery

Little Tatum came to KHS with horrific injuries after being hit by a car. His tail was completely degloved, leaving raw tissue exposed and vulnerable to deadly infections. Without immediate treatment, his short two-year-old life would be at stake. Our vet team performed an emergency tail amputation surgery, but fear Tatum may be suffering from further injuries. They will take

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Seven Sick Siblings in Need of Urgent Care

Updated 3/19/24 This week, we took in seven adorable, but very sick German Shepherd puppies: Ari, Arden, Finley, Rowan, Blythe, Hayden and Lennox. These tiny eight-week-old puppies, weighing about three pounds each, tested positive for Coccidia, a life-threatening intestinal infection that causes extreme lethargy, diarrhea and the inability to eat or drink. As soon as they arrived

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We have an exciting update to share about our sweet puppy Carol, who recently underwent surgery to amputate her injured front elbow. After receiving plenty of love and snuggles and getting some much-deserved rest under the nurturing care of our veterinary team, Carol has made an incredible comeback. She doesn’t even seem to realize she’s


Barlow’s Road to Recovery

Barlow, a three-year-old Standard Poodle, recently arrived at the Kentucky Humane Society in a heartbreaking condition. This sweet boy was severely matted from head to toe, causing him immense pain. Matting can also lead to serious health issues, especially for breeds like Barlow’s that need regular grooming. Our incredible vet team quickly stepped in, gently

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Abused Dog Clings to Life – Your Help is Critical

Sweet n’ Low was found abandoned in an alley, extremely pregnant and suffering with a difficult labor. The one-year-old Pocket Pittie was rushed to KHS’ Sam Swope Pet Treatment and Lifesaving Center where 11 staff members were waiting for her arrival to perform an after-hours emergency C-section. Sweet n’ Low survived the surgery but, unfortunately,

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